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Short-lived climate pollutant mitigation and the Sustainable Development Goals

Friday, 01 December 2017 15:36

woman cooking on improved cookstove cameroun wikimedia
Fighting air pollution can help achieve global development and climate goals

Drastic reduction in sediment flows in the Mekong River, new study shows

Thursday, 30 November 2017 13:00

Mekong River
  Drastic reduction in sediment
  flows in the Mekong River much
  faster and larger than previously
  expected, new study shows

Sverige lanserar unikt samarbete för att skapa en hållbar finansmarknad

Wednesday, 29 November 2017 13:00

Pressfoto lansering StockholmSustainableFinanceCentre webb
  Sveriges regering lanserar ett
  samarbete med SEI och Handels-
  högskolan: Stockholm Sustainable
  Finance Centre.   

New findings: synergies between the Paris Agreement and Agenda 2030

Thursday, 16 November 2017 10:00

Small island developing states are vulnarable to climate change
Small island developing states are some of the most vulnerable countries to the impacts of climate change. New findings on synergies between the NDC’s and the SDGs could create win-win solutions and increase policy coherence.

Key actions for moving forward on adaptation under the Paris Agreement

Wednesday, 08 November 2017 16:00

After decades of deliberation, the Paris Agreement has thrust climate policy into a new era of adaptation implementation. Developing countries in particular are in need of global support for adaptation, says a new report from AdaptationWatch.

Countries can – and should – use the Paris Agreement to address fossil fuel production

Wednesday, 08 November 2017 02:59

SEI 2017 PB how to address fossil fuel
Countries can address fossil fuel production – and spark a global transition away from fossil fuels – under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, according to a new paper from the Stockholm Environment Institute.

Ny studie: Sverige sämst avseende ursprungsfolks inflytande i miljöbedömningar

Monday, 23 October 2017 23:00

Bolidens gruva Aitik i Gällivare i norra Sverige
Forskare vid Stockholm Environment Institute publicerar i dag en vetenskaplig studie som visar hur svenska myndigheter och bolag ger samebyar otillräckliga villkor för att skydda sina rättigheter vid miljöbedömningar.

Why farmers in the Brazilian Amazon persist in low-income activities that result in environmental damage

Friday, 13 October 2017 08:00

cattle stand near road in Brazilian Amazon
In the world’s largest tropical agricultural-forest frontier, livestock production, which yields the lowest per hectare incomes, remains the most common land use in remote areas. This study, published in Ecology and Society, show why farmers in the Brazilian Amazon persist in low-income activities.

Join the SuSanA Sanitation Wikipedia project

Tuesday, 10 October 2017 15:07

SEI press handwash BurkinaFaso2017
Wikipedia is one of the key global channels for disseminating information about sanitation. The Sustainable Sanitation Alliance is now organizing a major upgrade. Join this important crowd-sourcing event for World Toilet Day.

U.S. oil and gas subsidies could increase production by 17 billion barrels, new study shows

Monday, 02 October 2017 17:17

SEI 2017 PR effect of subsidies
A new study in Nature Energy finds that nearly half of discovered U.S. oil is dependent on subsidies, more than previously thought.

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